3 December 1993 Nondestructive inspection of aging aircraft
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The inflight structural failure of an Aloha Airlines 737-200 in April, 1988 brought international attention to the ageing aircraft issue and caused operators to improve inspection and maintenance procedures for their fleets. The use of nondestructive visual inspection equipment such as borescopes, fiberscopes and videoimagescopes allow maintenance personnel to inspect internal aircraft structure for corrosion and fatigue without costly and time consuming disassembly.
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Peter Samsonov, Peter Samsonov, "Nondestructive inspection of aging aircraft", Proc. SPIE 2001, Nondestructive Inspection of Aging Aircraft, (3 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163849; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.163849


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